Positive Attitude

Welcome to Friday! I hope that you have something good planned for your weekend. As for me I am not sure what the weekend will bring. But I am sure that it will be a good one. This is what I like to call positive thinking or a positive attitude.

Many times we go into something with the attitude that it will be awful, and that sets us up for disaster. Often times setting the tone for the day or event that you are being negative about. I believe that you should go into things with a positive attitude in order to make the best of anything you do.

Having a positive attitude can also have health benefits. When you are an optimist you see things in a positive light, you see that everything has something that you can be positive about, or learn from. When you do this you are taking an optimistic point of view that will lower depression, improve your immune system and increase your lifespan.

Here are some tips to help you to think positive.

  • Remember, the world is not out to get you. That is a pessimistic point of view and only serves to bring you down, and it is simply not true. Work on changing this and it will go a long way to help you change the negative into positive.
  • Also know that the past does not have to dictate the future. Past disappointments do not have to follow you, just because something went badly in the past does not mean that it will in the future.
  • Understand that you are not at the mercy of circumstances; you get to change the circumstances and make your own life.
  • Life is short, too short to spend it in a negative light.
  • Count the blessings in your life, and know that even the bad things have something to be thankful for.
  • Remember that it is not about what happens in your life, it is about how you handle it.

 

I know that sometimes it’s easy to fall into negative thinking, but you can overcome it. Everyone has times when they feel weak and fall into the trap of negativity this is a normal human thing, but don’t give up. Keep going and you will prevail and in the end your life will be better for it.

 

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you.” ~ Walt Whitman

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